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ORK STUDENTS’ UNION

PHYSIO PROVISION Building on the implementation of the subsidised oncampus physio service started in 2013-2014, YUSU’s YuFund bid to expand the service was successful. YUSU now run 10-30 minute clinics weekly.

Tristan Burd, 4th Year Economics, Men’s Rugby Club President: ‘The on campus physio service has been extremely valuable and benefited both myself and the rugby club massively. Playing a contact sport like rugby means that you often pick up small niggles and injuries during the season and without proper attention these can become serious concerns and result in players missing a number of matches. Physios are essential in helping to asses sporting injuries and play a vital role in ensuring that players return to the sport quickly, but more importantly when they are ready and fully recovered. Without the on campus physio many players would not have access to this service as physio can often cost upwards of £25 per session and the requirement for repeat appointments usually means that it is well beyond a student budget.’

ATHLETIC UNION FEE Due to increasing facility costs at York, in order to sustain club facility usage whilst providing opportunities for the York Sport Union to develop, YUSU consulted with clubs over a 2 month period on the introduction of an Athletic Union fee.

York Sport Union, working with Stonewall took part in the nationwide campaign participation by breaking down the barriers to sport. The Rainbow Laces project was a huge success with hundreds of students purchasing the laces, so successful was the campaign it has continued into this academic year.

YORK SPORT UNION AWARDS TEAM OF THE YEAR Men’s Badminton 1st

I M PACT R E P O RT 2 0 1 4 - 2 0 1 5

Over 100 students and 30 clubs have benefited from the service since its implementation in January 2014, continuing YUSU’s strong relationship with local business, Highthorne Physiotherapy Ltd.

RAINBOW LACES

MOST IMPROVED CLUB Octopush ROSES TEAM OF THE YEAR Boat SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR Tom Grant SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR Claire Thomas SERVICES TO SPORT Caitlin Graham SPORT JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR Tom Harle MOST IMPROVED SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR Anna Cook COACH OF THE YEAR Junior Roberti

Clubs voted for its introduction at the York Sport Union AGM.

CONTRIBUTION TO DIVERSITY IN SPORT Jitka Jizerova

The fee has generated over £40,000 income which has sustained facility usage and has paid for the development of: Focus Sports, Physio, Pre-season Training Camps and Contingency Grants for clubs to apply for when they need emergency funding.

COLLEGE SPORT FRESHER OF THE YEAR Chloe Tennant-Fry COLLEGE SPORT TEAM OF THE YEAR Derwent Football SERVICES TO COLLEGE SPORT Alex Millar

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Impact Report 2014-15  

YUSU exists to improve student lives. We aim to positively impact student lives so they enjoy their time at university and feel part of a su...

Impact Report 2014-15  

YUSU exists to improve student lives. We aim to positively impact student lives so they enjoy their time at university and feel part of a su...

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